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   Dublin News-Letter (Newspaper) - February 14, 1840, Dublin, Dublin                                Vol.V. RICHARD  It E I L L f. tftT� 431 The Dublin News-Letter. ^ From Saturday February the to Tuesday February the 17^, 1740. Since our laft arrived one Britifh Packet, which brought one French and one Holland Mails. TURKEY. Conflantinople, December 20. HE Count d'Uhlefeldr, Ambaffador here irom the Court of Vienna, has prefented frefh Credentials as Minitler of the Queen of Hungary ; but the Porte has not yet recognized that Princrfs in that Capacity. The Divan being affrmbkd upon account of the late Czarina's Death, it was propo-fed touffift upon feme Alterations in the Articles of the laft Peace, but the Majori.y carried it for continuing a friendly Correspondence with Ruffia. However, great Armaments are making in all Pa-ts of the Ottoman Empire. GE RUS8 INA. Petersbourg, January 17 The Cor pfe of the late Czarina, after having been expofed in the Church of the Citadel under the Canopy, was at laft depefited in the Etrth the 15 th Jnftant. The King of Poland has conferred the Order of the White Eagle on young Count Munich, and on the Pre-fident Mengden,  the Prime Minifter's Son and Nephew. LG Petersburgh, January 31. The Regency here has order'd that 30 of our Men of War be ready to fail by the beginning of Aprif, and ail the Officers of the Marine have receiv'd Orders to inlift a lufficiem Number of feanun for equipping the fame, for which end considerable f�>m* of Money have been iffued, trie feamcn being offer'd vaft hncourngemeat to enter into the Ruflrn fervice. The Affair of the Duke of Coarland with refpert to his Propofa's for relir.quilhing all Right and Title to that Dutchy, upon certain Conditions, is to be taken into Confideration in Ccuncil this Week. SJE DENMARK. Copenhagen, Feb. 1. 'TL f�id, thit a Treaty of Commerce is on Foot, between this Court and that of Petersburgh, in relation to the Importation of certain Manufa&oses of Perfia, brought in'.o Ruffia, which Treaty was propofed to be of great Advantage to the Danifh fubje&s in general. Our Flwt 01 12 Men of War is to be fkted for lea againft the latter end of April. SJE ITALY. Genoa, January 28.   Wednefday a Courier from Spain palfed here for Naples, another from Rome for England, and one from Drefden for Spain. MS GERMANY. Vienna, Feb. 3. The Archdutchefs has order'd Te Deum to be fung in our Cathedral, on account of the abandoning the Attack of Niefs in Suefia, by the Pruflian Troops; and 5000 Imperialifts which were order'd to march thither, have receiv'd a Countermand, and have receiv'd Orders to march into Bohemia, for the better fecurity of that Kingdom, where there was not at prefent any confiderable Force. SJE They write from Munich, that the Elector of Bavaria had drawn up an Accommodatcry Piopofition, with the Arch-du'ci.ef, touching his Pretentions to certain Hereditary Do-m nuns of the late Emperor, and the fame are now lending hither, to be prefented to the Court for Approbation SJE 1 hey wr.te from Drefden, that the Saxon Troops which were order'd to march for the Affiflance of the Queen of h^r.were ready to proceed, but waited the lait Orders do-i. Oiurt. SJE They write from the Hague, that their High Mightineffes have aflVd the Imperial Minifter there, that they are ready On all Accounts fhould Occafion require, to affiit the Queen of Hungary, in maintaining her Rights and Prerogatives in the Enipire. SJE Hanover, Feb. 6. The Exprefs from London is daily expeded with the Nomination of a Minifier to .-ffift on the part of our Elector at Francfort, for the Choice of an Emperor. They write from Bruffels, that Prince Charles, Bro ther to the G;eat Duke cf Tufcany, was toon ro mirry the fecond Daughter of the late Emperor, and that thereupon he was constituted Governor of the Auftrian Netherlands. SJE Hanover, Feb. 1 o. An Exprefs arrived here from London the 4th at Night, which having deliver'd fome Difpat-ches to the Miniilry, let out the n S Gibraltar, Jan. 1??. On the 2d fnftant came in die Hop-, Bible, from Cork for this place. She put into Tangier the 2tftcf December for fear of Sp^nifh Pn'v.ittcrs, and ui.'cd the 4th Inftant under Convoy of a C'ruiz=r belonging to this Place. 'Tis hoped all frnali VtlTels will take the iame caje, for at Tangier they'll be fare not to lie long before Icrae of our Men of War, or private Cruiztrs, will joii:, tad convr.y them to this Place. On the 6th the Anne an erity to keep France from being obliged to take part in the War, in cafe one fhould kindle for the fupporr of the Pragmatick Sanfti on.   This is the Time for putting the fprings of Aclion in Operation j and it may i>� truly fait), tsst tko  k4'm*Ary c$ the principal Courts in Europe are making ufe of their great-ell Addrefs in ordsr to direcl rr;em. His Eminence the Cardinal being informed of the Negotiation which is upon the Tapis between his Britannick Majefly and the Queen cf Hurgary, for renewing the ancient good Intelligence between thi two Courts and the States General, and tor bringing into it Ruffii, Denmark, and perhaps the King of Po land, aProjefl that would ftrongly lupport the Grand Duke of Tufcany, who is entirely in the antient fyftem, and who is ftrongly inclined to the Englifli and Dutch : His Eminence, I fay, fets all his Machines to work in order to traverie fo formidable an Alliance. He therefore intimated to the Prince de Lich:enilein, before hi* departu>e, that h=r Majefly of B-'hernia might depend upon his Moll C'hriit:an Majifly's f^pporting her againft all the Enterptiza of the King of Pruffia, and on theother hand, th-it his moitChnf-tian Majefly would omit nothing in order to diffuade the Queen of Spain from executing her defigns upon Italy; giving that AmbaJlkdar at the fame time to ur.derfland, that the Court of V�hria! ought to maksa wide difference between the iuccourwtady at hand of fuch a power as France, and thofe which it was to expect from other powers at a greater diflance. The Conduft of the King of Pruffia frill fixes the. Atten tion of Politicians here. The Queen of Hungary c ies with all her might, Ha no upon that prince, and nas in very ftrong Term communicated her Grievances to all the Eiec tors, princes and States of the Empire, to the Court of France, to that of Gre*t Britain, to the States General, and to the Court of Ruffia : Whether fhe will meet with any extraordinary Affiflance from thefe pewers Time will fhew: The Diftinftions of Cafus Foederis and Cafus Gua-rantist are fo numerous, and fo fubtle, that it's not unlikely but that the real fuccours may be lefs ready than they arc expefted to be. On the other hand, the Minifleis fiom Pruffia every where loudly complain of the conduit of the court of Vienna, which they fay refufes to hearken to the mod advantageous Proportions. Others indeed fay, that his Pruffian Majefty has chofe to fifh in troubled Waters, and perhaps without imagining that Things would have gone fo far, he bids fair for kindling a War in the Empire, which however cannot be faid witn propriety, becauie Silefia is neither .a province nor a Fief of the German Empire. Many people here'are ftrongly perfuaded, that the War between Great Britain and Spain will foon have an End pu-to it, or at leaft that there will be a fufpenfion of ^11 Hofti-litiesin Europe, leaving the two powers at Liberty to pufh their point in America, whilft conditions of a Treaty cf peace that will even be agreeable to Great Britain are regulated ; to which the Queen of Spsin will now the mere readily content, as fhe is very much irritated with the Re-fufal made by the Court of France, tofgrant a p3flage to the Troops of Spain deftitfd for the Milanefe. The King of the Two Sicilies is not to intenntddie. i& the Enterprise of Spain againft Italy. T>e Troops which he holds in readi-nefs to march, are, hdems, only fome Spanifh Regiments that the King his Fatrer had left in h:_ fervice, after the conqaefl of the Kingdom oi Na. !e�. Thev write from Vierun, that .Mr. Robinfon, the Britifh Miri.ter there, labourj w:th 2.1 r.is might to determine that Court ro enrer into the Alliince lately concluded at Petcrf-burgh, and into which hi; Br.tamuck Mijeiiy is endeavouring 10 b-ing the King of Denmark, their High Mightineffes arid fom- of the Prorelhm Princes of the Emp;re. People arr impatientknow the faccen cf this Ncgotia ion.   SJS Pari , February 13 The Cunt d_- R-ttemburg h.d take*! Le.ivcr or his Al j.iiv, being to enter into the King of PruiTia's fervice, vvw has riven him a Regiment. The Pc-vsr.y cf rhr meaner i^/t oi People here is fo great, that the P-ieil -f St. E-ifiace dally maintains Scoo Per ions with the Alms 1, .t arj g:ven h;m. The FuVhek are furpnz'J to fee that tne Cardin-iJ de Roh.in, who u 1 out (*: Seme with two Eves, has JoJ! hrif a -;ns by ths v. ..y, bvir.g occ�iioned by a Ro kvt it a F'icv.-j.k, n'�y'd cSin Compliment to him on ;,is u e return at Severn, which miiukm? it's way towards the H aven% hit one of his Eminency's Eyes. MS Vc. iai !� s, Ftb 9 Tis attired that fome fecr*t Negoti-ari ns r.re on the Carpet concerning Matters of great Moment, between tne Courts cf Spain, Naples, iterlin and i>axony. MS HOLLAND. Amfte.dam. The States of Holland, before their fepa-ration, de ibsrated upon the Letter cf the Queen of Hungary complaining of I e Kir fu ; that their- Army has been confi-dcrably wi.iled, as well by tedicuiMarches, the little Oppo-fi'.iuii it hi�� met with as ov the .'cdsers cctbrting his it oops. '! heie Defencr; excu.'e 'heinsclve-:, by faying that they are tinted in their Allowance c: Bread, and are forced romsrch Ni^ht and Day, and to encamp in this bad Lafcn of the Year. And further, as thefe Troops have begun to put z\k under Contribution, the Inhabitants don't look up?n them fo kind'y. People in this Country begin to murmur very much againft his Pruffian M*jefly, who, they fjy, has fuf-pended the payment of the Inteteftof the fums negoaated liers upon the fecurity of ^iiefia. SJE SCOTLAND. Edinburgh, Feb. 2. It feems the iate high Winds have done confiuerab!f damage to the fhipping ; for befides thei ft range Account which we gave in our lalt ;rom Port Patrick, we have further Adu.e from faid Pbce, which informs, that a tine Longboat, about two Tons burtfien, (well tim-ber'd, about 18 Foot iong of KesI, and 7 and a half of Beam, from the Bittern to near the Gunnel, painted without, the Colour a light O-ike-, no fails, Rigging, Oars, or any thing except the Wicdlafs, Hand fpekes, Painter, and a fyade) was found about a Cable length to the fouth of trat Port on Wednefday Ia.it ; fhe is Virginia built, and fie for carrying Cafks, Hogtheads, &c. She muil have be-long'd to a fhip of at leaft :co 1 ens Burthen. A Gentleman who went for Jamaica the 7th of Oclober laft, writes fiom Kmgfl in, Dec. 9, that they had a quick and eaiy paffig" free of any di.iurbance till they made the Coaft of Hifpaiuola, which was on the 26.11 of November, when thty met 1 2 Men of War, which they foon four.d to be the Spmifh fquadron ; they had no probability ofefcaping* but luckily for rhem, a thick Feg happened, whica kept their Ship eniirtly from the Enemies View ; but as foon ad it cieared up, they law two fhips in full Ch.ce after them } l-howevtr, as they had a fine Gale, they crowded ail their faiis, and in fefs than four Hours get quite out of agitt'of tr.em. He writes further, that there are a great many . Pr:z?s in that Ifland; and that on the Friday brfoe the date cf his Letter, the Seahorfe Man of War brought in a Spanifh fhip loaded with warlike ilores; and that a New York Privateer had tak- n a very rich prize, which they daily" expeded at Port Royal. SJE ENGLAND ; Plymouth, Feb. 6. This Day fail'd his Majefty's Ihipa Kenii, Grafton, Eftham, Deptford Prize, two Firefhips, Traufprrts and Store fhips for Portfmouth. SJB .- Portfmouth, Feb. S. Saiiea from this Harbour to Spit* -i head his Mdjeiiy's Ship the Eliz both, Capt. Durell.   SJE Whitehaven, Febru ry 4.   Vefterday arrived here his} . Majefty % Sloop the Bafilifk, Capt. fohn Peddie, with a Tender from Portfmouth, to imorrls Men for his Majefty*s fer- 1 vice, and immediately upon his Arrival here, all the Sailofs j in Town retired from hence, and have taken faniiuary in the Neighbouring Coal Pits,  where 'tis imagin'd they will continue till fuch time as the Bafilifk leaves this Coaft, or ti'i Hu.iger fortes them to make their Appearance abov* Ground. GE LONDON, February 10. They write from Berlin, that the Queen of Hungary's Refident left that phce a few Days ago, purfuant to an Or- : derhe had received from his Court. SJR The Right Hon. the Lords of the Admiralty hajKbeed  plea fed to appoint Mr. Bargrave, a Kentifh Qentkoao, a veteran Officer, that fail'd along with Admiral Bembow, to be firft Licuteoaa; of the Royal Georgjs. S^   

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